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INEC Chairman visits Germany upon invitation by FES.

INEC with Member of Parliament GermanyINEC Delegation

(Fr. L-R (1) INEC Chairman discussing with German Members of Parliament; (2) Prof. Okey Ibeanu, Chief Technical Advisor, Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC Chairman, Prof. Lai Olurode, National Commissioner and Chairman of the Electoral Board; (3) Prof. Peter Eigen, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Prof. Gesine Schwan, Prof. Lai Olurode)

Upon invitation by FES, a Delegation of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), headed by its Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, has visited Germany from May 24 – 28, 2011.

The purpose of the visit was to educate the German public and key decision-makers on the recent developments in Nigeria, relating to the April general elections, and to foster the dialogue between INEC and German electoral institutions.

Highlights included a visit to the Africa Discussion Group of the SPD Parliamentary Group in the Bundestag (the German National Parliament), a meeting at the German Foreign Office, a public lecture at the Humbolt Viadrina School of Governance, chaired by Professor Peter Eigen, a visit of the German National Returning Officer in Wiesbaden.

The discussions centered around the success of the Nigerian elections and the prevention of future post-election violence. The delegation took keen interest in voter registration and education in Germany, the German electoral system and independence of electoral bodies.